Sunday, March 5, 2017

Catholic Church challenges Duterte in fight for the soul of the Philippines

Using biblical language to cast himself as the defender of the innocent, President Rodrigo Duterte launched a war on crime that has claimed at least 7,000 lives. Now the Catholic Church is fighting back, denouncing Duterte’s anti-drug crusade as a “reign of terror” against the poor.
By Emily Rauhala  •  Read more »

 

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